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The Solace of Objects - The Wellcome Collection - London

Felicity Powell: A Charmed Life
The Solace of Objects
The Wellcome Collection
6th October 2011 - 26th February 2012
"The horse shoe, as everyone knows, is great magic, but opinions vary as to the conditions under which it becomes lucky." Edward Lovett, 'Magic in Modern London', p. 98

Lower jaw of a small animal with silver mount and suspension chain, used as an amulet

Silver heart-shaped reliquary in two pieces., used as protection from evil.